Religion and Science, Again

Does it seem to you that in discussions between “science” and “religion” , most often “science” is the one who sets the terms of the discussion? It seems so to me. Not always, but often. We start with science and then see if religion has anything to add.  We approach the topic as if science has the more […]

Once Again, Evolution, Creationism, Intelligent Design

Earlier this week on their web site, Scientific American posted the article, “Evolving Creationism in the Classroom”  complete with links to earlier articles and a state by state map of the “creationism controversy”.  The article, in my estimation, didn’t have anything new to say other than to note Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s comments concerning creationism and […]

Religious or Spiritual?

Are you religious or spiritual? It’s a common distinction people make these days. I hope you answered. “both”. We have a habit of viewing the world through an either/or lens. For us/against us,                                winner/looser, working mom/soccer mom, science/religion, conservative/liberal, blue state/red state. I’m sure you can think of more. In some ways it makes life […]